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Roy James Carver

business executive , inventor.

Roy James Carver, business executive, inventor. Recipient Horatio Alger award. Member Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, National aeronautics Association, Muscatine Chamber of Commerce Elk.

Background

Carver, Roy James was born on December 15, 1909 in Preemption, Illinois, United States. Son of James and Laura (Risley) Carver.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1934.

Career

With Illinois Department Public Rds., 1934-1938. Founder Carver Pump Company, 1938, Carver Foundry Products, 1954. Founder, chairman Bandag, Inc., Muscatine, Iowa, 1957-1981.

Founder, president Carver Tropical Products, 1968-1981. Director First National Bank of Rock Island. Board of directors U. Iowa Foundation, Augustana College, Rock Island.

Member Muscatine Art Center. Leadership member Boy Scouts American.

Membership

Member Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, National aeronautics Association, Muscatine Chamber of Commerce Elk. Clubs: President’s (U. Iowa).

Connections

Married Lucille Avis Young, August 22, 1942. Children: Charlotte, Roy James, Clayton Charles, John Alexander, Martin Gregory.

father:
James Carver

mother:
Laura (Risley) Carver

spouse:
Lucille Avis Young

children:
Charlotte Carver

Roy James Carver

Clayton Charles Carver

John Alexander Carver

Martin Gregory Carver